France has participated in every Rugby World Cup since the first in 1987. France has also hosted the World Cup twice: in 1991 and 2007. France has been runners up three times in 1987, 1999, and 2011. France have hosted the tournament in 1991 and 2007, and will again be host in 2023.
- France have never won a World Cup, though they have been runners up three times: in 1987, 1999 and 2011.
- In a pool match at the 1987 tournament, France scored a record 13 tries against Zimbabwe.
- Countries at the Rugby World Cup
- Sport in France